ON THE COVER
Today, escalating tuition costs, mounting student debt, stagnant graduation rates and uncertain job prospects are calling the value of a degree into question. In this issue of UAlbany, University President Robert J. Jones, Ph.D., and five other high-level education professionals testify to the value of their own college experiences and encourage young people to prepare for life by pursuing post-secondary studies.
At UAlbany, researchers are working toward a deeper understanding of RNA and its potential in developing therapeutics effective in the treatment of drug-resistant infections and other diseases. Read more.
The University’s new School of Business boasts spaces and technologies designed to meet the needs of students preparing for 21st-century entrepreneurial and workplace opportunities. Read more.
A new book, an international literary prize and a commission for an operatic Roscoe are the most recent achievements from a trio of authors with New York State Writers Institute connections. Read more.
Just in time for the start of football season, UAlbany’s long-awaited multi-sport stadium opens. The men’s and women’s soccer teams will compete there, too. Read more.